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Photos: Haft-seen exhibition in Shiraz-Iran

Haft-seen-exhibition-110-iHaft-Seen or the seven ‘S’s is a traditional table setting of Nowruz, the traditional Iranian spring celebration. Today the haft seen table includes seven specific items, all starting with the letter seen in the Persian alphabet. Haft-Seen was originally called Haftchin derived from the words Chin and Haft meaning “to place” seven (items).

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Persian New Year, Nowruz 2012 - 1391 Times

Nowruz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Iranian year. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, the start of spring in the northern hemisphere.

UTC …………………………..Tuesday March 20, 2012, 05:14:27 AM

Iran – Tehran………………Tuesday March 20, 2012, 08:44:27 AM
USA – Los Angeles………..Monday March 19, 2012, 10:14:27 PM

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